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The '''2010 Austin suicide attack''' occurred on February 18, 2010, when Andrew Joseph Stack III deliberately crashed his single-engine Piper Cherokee|Piper Dakota light aircraft into Building I of the Echelon office complex in Austin, Texas, United States, killing himself and Internal Revenue Service manager Vernon Hunter. Thirteen others were injured, two seriously. The four-story office building housed an IRS field office occupying the top three floors, along with a couple of private businesses on the first floor. Prior to the crash, Stack had posted a suicide note referring to "greed", "insanity", and the IRS, dated February 18, 2010, to his business website. Stack is also suspected of having set fire that morning to his two-story North Austin house, which was mostly destroyed. In the aftermath, there was increased debate over the...
Location9430 U.S. Route 183#Texas|Research Boulevard
Austin, Texas, U.S.
TargetInternal Revenue Service field office in Austin, Texas
Date{{start date|2010|02|18}}
Time9:56 local (15:56 UTC)
TimezoneUTC-6
TypeSuicide attack
Fatalities2 (including the attacker)
Injuries13
Perps| perp = Andrew Joseph Stack III
WeaponsFixed-wing aircraft (Piper Dakota)
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